Monday’s live WWE RAW drew an average of 1.553 million viewers on the USA Network, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is down 1.33% from last week’s 1.574 million viewers.

For this week’s show, the first hour drew 1.601 million viewers (last week’s hour 1 – 1.620 million), the second hour drew 1.599 million viewers (last week’s hour 2 – 1.627 million) and the final hour drew 1.460 million viewers (last week’s hour 3 – 1.474 million).

This week’s RAW drew a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is down 2.56% from last week’s 0.39 key demo rating. That 0.38 key demo rating represents 495,000 18-49 viewers, which is down 1.78% from the 504,000 18-49 viewers that last week’s 0.39 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.

RAW ranked #21 for the night in viewership on cable, behind the NFL on ESPN, the NFL on the NFL Network, Monday Night Kickoff on ESPN, The Five, the NFL Network post-game show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Monday Night Post-game on ESPN, Hannity, Special Report with Brett Baier, Rachel Maddow Show, The Ingraham Angle, FOX News Primetime, Holiday Baking Championship, Outnumbered, America’s Newsroom at 10am, America Reports, Gutfeld!, America’s Newsroom at 9am, The Faulkner Focus, and Sportscenter at midnight. This is down from last week’s #17 ranking for the night in viewership.

RAW ranked #7 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with the 0.38 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is down from last week’s #6 spot. The NFL Monday Night Football game between the Vikings and the Bears on ESPN topped the Cable Top 150 with a 2.14 key demo rating. The game on the main ESPN channel also topped the night on cable in viewership with 7.320 million viewers.

Monday Night Kickoff on ABC drew an average of 6.029 million viewers on broadcast TV at 8pm and the Monday Night Football game between the Vikings and the Bears at 8:14pm on ABC drew 8.521 million viewers, while the Lady Gaga – Tony Bennett special drew 2.701 million viewers on CBS, Annie Live! drew 1.622 million viewers on NBC, Secrets of Christmas drew 1.704 million viewers on FOX, and CW’s Dynasty drew 377,000 viewers, all in the 8pm hour on broadcast TV. The NFL game drew the best key demo rating of the night on network TV with a 1.68.

This week’s RAW drew the fourth-lowest audience in show history. The 18-49 key demo rating was the second-lowest in show history, behind the December 6 episode. The show went up against Week 15 of Monday Night Football on ESPN. The game between the Vikings and the Bears was watched by 7.320 million viewers on ESPN, 8.521 million viewers on network TV for the ABC airing, plus several million viewers for the various pre and post-game shows. There was also a NFL game between the Browns and the Raiders on the NFL Network last night, which drew 5.864 million viewers, but at 5pm. This week’s RAW viewership was down 1.33% from last week, while this week’s key demo rating was down 2.56% last week.

Monday’s RAW viewership was down 8.16% from the same week in 2020, while the 18-49 key demo rating was down 28.30% from the same week in 2020. The episode one year ago was the post-TLC show.

Monday’s RAW from the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee had several matches and segments advertised ahead of time – Bobby Lashley addressing his spot at WWE Day 1, Austin Theory vs. Finn Balor, Doudrop vs. Bianca Belair, WWE United States Champion Damian Priest vs. Dolph Ziggler in a Championship Contender’s match, WWE Hall of Famer Edge bringing back The Cutting Edge with special guest Maryse, and The Miz hosting another episode of MizTV. The main event ended up being Lashley and WWE Champion Big E vs. Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens.

Below is our 2021 RAW Viewership Tracker, along with the WWE Top 10 video for Monday’s show:

January 4 Episode: 2.128 million viewers with a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Legends Night episode)
January 11 Episode: 1.819 million viewers with a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 18 Episode: 1.855 million viewers with a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 25 Episode: 1.820 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 1 Episode: 1.892 million viewers with a 0.58 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 8 Episode: 1.715 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 15 Episode: 1.810 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 22 Episode: 1.890 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
March 1 Episode: 1.884 million viewers with a 0.58 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 8 Episode: 1.900 million viewers with a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 15 Episode: 1.843 million viewers with a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 22 Episode: 1.816 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Fastlane episode)
March 29 Episode: 1.701 million viewers with a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 5 Episode: 1.701 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 12 Episode: 2.026 million viewers with a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-WrestleMania 37 episode)
April 19 Episode: 1.907 million viewers with a 0.61 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 26 Episode: 1.774 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 3 Episode: 1.872 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 10 Episode: 1.820 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 17 Episode: 1.823 million viewers with a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-WrestleMania Backlash episode)
May 24 Episode: 1.621 million viewers with a 0.45 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 31 Episode: 1.557 million viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Memorial Day episode)
June 7 Episode: 1.640 million viewers with a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 14 Episode: 1.742 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 21 Episode: 1.719 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Hell In a Cell episode)
June 28 Episode: 1.570 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 5 Episode: 1.472 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 12 Episode: 1.609 million viewers with a 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Final ThunderDome show)
July 19 Episode: 1.923 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Money In the Bank episode, RAW returns to the road)
July 26 Episode: 1.814 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 2 Episode: 1.821 million viewers with a 0.51 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 9 Episode: 1.790 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 16 Episode: 1.857 million viewers with a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 23 Episode: 2.067 million viewers with a 0.64 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-SummerSlam episode)
August 30 Episode: 1.907 million viewers with a 0.54 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 6 Episode: 1.849 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Labor Day episode)
September 13 Episode: 1.670 million viewers with a 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 20 Episode: 1.793 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 27 Episode: 1.709 million viewers with a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Extreme Rules episode)
October 4 Episode: 1.857 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic (WWE Draft episode)
October 11 Episode: 1.582 million viewers with a 0.42 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 18 Episode: 1.593 million viewers with a 0.39 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 25 Episode: 1.658 million viewers with a 0.47 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Season premiere, post-Crown Jewel episode)
November 1 Episode: 1.689 million viewers with a 0.47 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 8 Episode: 1.549 million viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 15 Episode: 1.585 million viewers with a 0.42 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 22 Episode: 1.700 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Survivor Series episode)
November 29 Episode: 1.679 million viewers with a 0.46 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 6 Episode: 1.600 million viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 13 Episode: 1.574 million viewers with a 0.39 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 20 Episode: 1.553 million viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 27 Episode:

2020 Total: 97.744 million viewers over 52 episodes
2020 Average: 1.880 million viewers per episode

2019 Total: 125.746 million viewers over 52 episodes
2019 Average: 2.418 million viewers per episode

2018 Total: 149.628 million viewers over 53 episodes
2018 Average: 2.823 million viewers per episode

2017 Total: 156.971 million viewers over 52 episodes
2017 Average: 3.018 million viewers per episode

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